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Four “high-level scenarios” for Wellington’s transport future

Press Release – Let’s Get Wellington Moving
Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM), a joint initiative between the Wellington City Council, the Wellington Regional Council, and the NZ Transport Agency, tonight announced it is seeking feedback until 15 December on four scenarios designed to help Wellington grow and make the most of its opportunities. Read more »

More time wanted for submissions on transport scenarios

News from FIT Wellington
The Let’s Get Wellington Moving project this evening revealed its four ‘scenarios’ for Wellington’s future transport. Read more »

“Once in a generation” chance to shape Wellington’s transport future

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council
Greater Wellington Regional Council Chairperson Chris Laidlaw says with tonight’s launch of the Let’s Get Welly Moving consultation, Wellingtonians have a once in a generation opportunity to shape the future of transport in the region. Read more »

Four transport scenarios offer “a big dream,” says Justin Lester

Press Release – Wellington City Council
Wellingtonians have a once-in-a-generation chance to shape the future of their city’s transport and need to make sure their views are known, says Wellington Mayor Justin Lester in response to today’s Let’s Get Wellington Moving consultation launch. Read more »

“We can’t afford to stand still any longer,” says John Milford

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce
The Wellington Chamber of Commerce welcomes the release of Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) proposals and encourages submissions from the Wellington business and wider community on the document. Read more »

Concrete options to keep us moving


Does the shortlist include a second Mt Victoria Tunnel? What priority will it be giving for light rail? The 18-month “Let’s Get Wellington Moving” process will next week be announcing a short list of options which the organisers believe will fix traffic congestion in Wellington. Read more »

After the election: time to keep the trolley buses, and start planning for light rail

by Lindsay Shelton
The Regional Council has stubbornly ignored public support for the city’s trolley buses. But today it should be expected to start an urgent reconsideration of its unpopular policies, given that two of the partners in the new coalition government are on record as saying the trolley buses should be retained. Read more »

Simple solutions: they’ve got a list


by Lindsay Shelton
At last night’s sustainable transport meeting, we learnt that the Let’s Get Welly Moving people have made a list of more than 100 simple improvements that could quickly be made to Wellington roads. Read more »

The battle for Wellington


by Michael C Barnett
The NZ International Film Festival got underway in Wellington at the weekend with a showing of ‘Citizen Jane: Battle for the City.’ It is an excellent film about Jane Jacobs, writer and political activist, who challenged New York City Hall and won – a victory which has immediate relevance for Wellington. Read more »

Vital questions ignored in Let’s Get Welly Moving’s long list of scenarios

by Tim Jones
The Save the Basin Campaign welcomes the public release of Let’s Get Welly Moving’s long list of scenarios for the future of Wellington transport. But we are concerned that some vital questions appear to have been ignored during the assessment process. Read more »

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